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Christine AuResearcher of the Week:
Christine Au

Meet Christine,
She is a Asian Studies major, a MLLI Honors student and a URA Scholar. Christine is also a transfer student from Anne Arundel Community College - Go Pioneers! In her spare time she is a volunteer ambassador for UMBC and an active member of the Asian Studies society.

Her research will research will study the Chinese novel Romance of the Three Kingdoms written by a Confucian scholar, Luo Guanzhong in the Ming Dynasty. Among the classic Chinese novels, Romance of the Three Kingdoms is the most popular and has had a profound impact on Chinese literature, society, and culture from the Ming Dynasty until today. She will use many examples of how the main characters in the novel executed certain military strategies with a purpose to show that the details of these strategies reflect the conflict between Confucian ideals and pragmatic behavior.

Read her abstract here...

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